The value of copying artists’ work

Today we discussed the value of copying paintings, and whilst it’s important to acknowledge that responding to artists is key, critical analysing their work and putting it in your own context is vital; as a painter you learn so much from painting copies, new styles, new techniques, different languages of mark-making- you begin to develop your own style…

You must still respond, critically analyse but for me, copy too….

These are year 10 critical study copies to learn about technique, colour, mood and composition, they the write about their experiences of layering, hues, balances and techniques

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